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Aged care executives join forces to discuss future of sector – Part 2

| 30 Apr 2015

iCareHealth and Telstra Health recently hosted a series of lunches in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney with senior aged care executives to share ideas and discuss how technology is changing the face of aged care. With a wealth of knowledge from the health and IT sectors, the discussion centred around how aged care providers can remain sustainable in the long term. In part two of our wrap-up special, we look at some of the hot topics discussed throughout the lunches, including staff recruitment and retention, cloud computing, and reducing system silos.

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Social media: The free marketing tool all aged care providers should be using

| 20 Mar 2015

With over 1.80 billion people currently active on social media around the world, savvy aged care providers can leverage this growing audience to connect with prospective customers and engage with staff, care recipients and their families. To explain how social media can be used as an effective marketing tool, iCareHealth has put together a guide to assist aged care providers to determine which platforms best suit their organisation and why.

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The electronic future of healthcare in Australia: Telstra Health and iCareHealth

| 26 Feb 2015

With a vision of bringing the benefits of technology and connectivity to the healthcare sector, Telstra Health has acquired industry leaders from the pharmacy, hospital and aged care technology fields. Today we look at the reasons behind the iCareHealth and Telstra Health partnership, our joint vision for the future, and how the iCareHealth team is more committed than ever to providing our clients with a high quality software experience.

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2014 ACSA National Conference wrap-up – Part 1

| 15 Sep 2014

The 2014 Aged Care Services Association (ACSA) National Conference took place in Adelaide last week, with over 1,000 attendees coming together from across the not-for-profit and faith-based aged care sector. We take a look at some of the highlights from the conference, focusing on how aged care providers can keep up the changing nature of aged care.

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Can technology drive quality in aged care?

| 04 Sep 2014

Technology will never stand to replace the human interaction that occupies the very heart of aged care. However, there is a wide-range of information technology and software being exclusively developed for the aged care sector, many of which include residential and home care-specific applications that work together to positively influence the quality of care and support services delivered.

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